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Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg)

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Address: Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 69 75420
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 17:00
Wed 09:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Fantastic display of dinosaurs from tiny trilobites to t-rex. In addition o...

Fantastic display of dinosaurs from tiny trilobites to t-rex. In addition o the main attraction, there is also a floor dedicated to stuffed animals. Visitors of all ages would enjoy this museum.

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nice museum especially for kids. it looks just like out of a movie and if youre interested in relics of history, you'll probably enjoy they visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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314 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Sunday morning 10 a.m. - it started already busy with lots of families, huge strollers and militant moms. When we left 2 hours later there was poor anarchy at the front gate. The funny thing to me was that this had little of interest for small children except from some bones and dead animal bodies but the real show was... More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

nice museum especially for kids. it looks just like out of a movie and if youre interested in relics of history, you'll probably enjoy they visit

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Catterick, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We visited the museum on a Sunday morning. Very reasonable entrance fee and there is a museum guide in English. The exhibits are amazing, animals, models of dinosaur bones, dioramas, and a room of preserved specimens. There are quite a few hands on activities for children, some of these are also in English. There is a bistro at the museum,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The museum is definitely worth visiting and spending a couple of hours exploring. Although it was slightly hard to find, once we did, the building was beautiful and there was plenty to view. Although not as good as London's Natural History Museum, it was still very interesting and worth the price for a ticket.

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Otocac, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great museum, worth spending 2-3 hours. It has many interesting specimens of our nature history, like Lucy, dinosaurs, animal kingdom etc. You won`t regret a minute in a museum. Just opposite, some specimens will truly encourage you to explore nature. You will see animal specimens you haven`t seen anywhere. Recommended!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

nice for grown ups and kids interesting exhibitions special occasions and workshops impressive exhibitions love it

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Boston Area
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Senckenburg is a nice museum and a worthwhile way to spend a couple of hours in Frankfurt. The building is old and lovely while sporting many quite modern specimens and display techniques. For English speakers, it's a mixed bag. Random exhibits have English signage and there appears to be little rhyme or reason as to which do and which... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visited with our two teenage sons and were unsure what to expect as we didn't speak German. What a very pleasant surprise. Excellent exhibits and informative. I'd put this as #3 on my personal natural history museums after the Smithsonian and The Science and Industry Museum in Chicago. We were very glad that we made the time for a... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This was a total surprise for me. I expected to see a few dinosaur bones, but ended up seeing specimens of what seemed like every kind of animal in the world!! The birds were just spectacular. I could have spent three days looking at everything. As it was, we were there for about four hours. After awhile, your brain goes... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This Museum is an excellent way to spend anywhere from half a day to a full day - and the price is exceptionally reasonable. My family spent an entire rainy day here and there was something for everyone. There are great dinosaur displays, rocks, fossils and everything in between for adults and kids. The location is very subway accessible and... More 

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